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First Professional Year

Fall Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
OPT 110 Optometric Theory & Methods I 6 4 4
OPT 111 Optics of the Eye I 5 4 2
OPT 112 Anatomy, Histology, & Physiology I 4.5 3 3
OPT 113 Neuroanatomy 2 2 -
OPT 114 Ocular Anatomy & Physiology 4 4 -
OPT 116 Biochemistry of the Eye 1.5 1.5 -
  Total 23 18.5 9
 

Spring Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
OPT 120 Optometric Theory & Methods II 5 3 4
OPT 121 Optics of the Eye II 5 4 2
OPT 122 Anatomy, Histology, & Physiology II 4.5 4.5 -
OPT 125 Ocular Motility 1.5 1.5 -
OPT 126 Visual Sensation & Perception 5.5 4.5 2
OPT 127 Ophthalmic Optics I 1.5 1 1
OPT 129 Optometric Practice I 1 1 -
  Total 24 19.5 9
 

Second Professional Year

 

Summer Mini-Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
OPT 200 Optometric Theory & Methods Lab 1 - 4
OPT 201 Basic Pathology 2 5 -
OPT 202 Systemic Pharmacology I 2 5 -
CLN 203 Foundations of Service Learning 0.5  -  1.0
OPT 204 Interprofessional Education Series 0.5 1.0 -
OPT 209 Evidence Based Medicine 2 2 -
  Total 8 13 5
 

Fall Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
OPT 210 Optometric Theory & Methods III 4 2 4
OPT 211 Medical Pathology 3 3 -
OPT 212 Systemic Pharmacology II 3 3 -
OPT 215 Binocular Vision: Basic Concepts & Applications 2.5 2 1
CLN 216 Clinical Communication & Patient Care 1.5 - 4
OPT 217 Ophthalmic Optics II & Environmental Vision 3 2 2
OPT 218 Pediatric Optometry 3 2 2
OPT 219 Optometric Practice II 1 1 -
  Total 21 15 13
 

Spring Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
OPT 220 Optometric Theory & Methods IV 4 2.5 3
OPT 221 Anterior Segment Disease 5 4 2
OPT 223 Posterior Segment I 3.5 2.5 2
OPT 224 Ocular Pharmacology 2 2 -
OPT 225 Contact Lenses I 3 2 2
CLN 226 Clinical Internship Introduction 1.5 - 4
OPT 227 Vision Therapy 3 2 2
  Total 22 15 15
 

Third Professional Year

 

Summer Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
OPT 301 Physical Diagnosis 0.5 - 1
OPT 302 Vision Rehabilitation 2.5 2 1
OPT 304 Strabismus & Amblyopia 2.5 2 1
OPT 305 Contact Lenses II 4 3 2
CLN 306 Clinical Internship I 7 - 21
OPT 307 Integrative Clinical Analysis I 2 - 2
OPT 308 Glaucoma 2 2 -
  Total 20.5 9 28
 

Fall Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
OPT 311 Neuro Eye Disease 2 2 -
OPT 312 Optometric Practice Strategies and Operations I 2 2 -
OPT 313 Posterior Segment II 3 3 -
CLN 316 Clinical Internship II 7 - 21
OPT 317 Integrative Clinical Analysis II 2 - 2
OPT 318 Seminar 1.5 - 1.5
  Total 17.5 7 24.5
 

Spring Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
OPT 320 Opthal. Lasers & Peri-operative Management 3 3 -
OPT 321 Systemic Disease & Ocular Manifestations 1.5 1.5 -
OPT 322 Optometric Practice Strategies and Operations II 2 2 -
OPT 323 Public Health & Geriatrics 2 2 -
CLN 326 Clinical Internship III 7 - 21
  Total 15.5 8.5 21
 

Fourth Professional Year

Important: Fourth-year students are required to enroll in at least two ten-week externships in lieu of two of the semester schedules listed. Externships (OPT 404, 414 and 424) are each worth 14 quarter hours of credit.

 

Summer Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
CLN 400 Adult Primary Care 3 - 9
CLN 401 Cornea & Contact Lens 3 - 9
CLN 402 Pediatric Primary Care 3 - 9
CLN 403 Advanced Care Ocular Disease 3 - 9
CLN 405 Clinical Vision Therapy & Low Vision Rehabilitation 2 - 6
  Total 14    
-OR-
CLN 404 Clinical Externship 14 - 42
 

Fall Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
CLN 410 Adult Primary Care 3 - 9
CLN 411 Cornea & Contact Lens 3 - 9
CLN 412 Pediatric Primary Care 3 - 9
CLN 413 Advanced Care Ocular Disease 3 - 9
CLN 415 Clinical Vision Therapy & Low Vision Rehabilitation 2 - 6
  Total 14    
-OR-
CLN 414 Clinical Externship 14 - 42
 

Spring Semester

Course # Course Title Credit
Hours
Lecture
Hours
Lab/Clinic
Hours
CLN 420 Adult Primary Care 3 - 9
CLN 421 Cornea & Contact Lens 3 - 9
CLN 422 Pediatric Primary Care 3 - 9
CLN 423 Advanced Care Ocular Disease 3 - 9
CLN 425 Clinical Vision Therapy & Low Vision Rehabilitation 2 - 6
  Total 14    
-OR-
CLN 424 Clinical Externship 14 - 42